[arch-dev-public] TeXLive 2017 packages are now available in [testing]

Rémy Oudompheng remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Mon Jul 17 20:04:09 UTC 2017

2017-07-12 6:25 GMT+02:00 Rémy Oudompheng <remyoudompheng at gmail.com>:
> 2017-06-21 19:14 GMT+02:00 Lukas Fleischer <lfleischer at archlinux.org>:
>> Hi Remy,
>> On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 at 08:24:23, Rémy Oudompheng via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>> TexLive 2017 has been released at the beginning of the month and is
>>> now packaged in [testing].
>>> No particular issue is expected when upgrading to this release.
>>> Note that a few packages disappear in this release, following upstream
>>> changes in structure:
>>> * texlive-genericextra (merged in texlive-core)
>>> * texlive-htmlxml (merged in texlive-core and formatsextra)
>>> * texlive-plainextra (merged in texlive-core)
>> I noticed one minor issue. The dblatex package still depends on
>> texlive-htmlxml which currently prevents dblatex users from upgrading
>> TeXLive. There are also some packages with makedepends on the obsolete
>> packages mentioned above.
>> The two obvious options are:
>> * Make the replacements of texlive-genericextra, texlive-htmlxml and
>>   texlive-plainextra provide the obsolete packages.
>> * Update the dependencies of all affected packages and make sure we move
>>   them from [testing] together with TeXLive 2017.
>> Of course, a combination of both approaches is possible as well. What do
>> you suggest?
> Texlive-core already provides genericextra and plainextra.
> Formatsextra conflicts with htmlxml but does not provide it (htmlxml
> is split between core and formatsextra).
> I could say that formatsextra provides texlive-html, since it depends
> on core anyway, so installing it is enough.
> Let me do that.

The packages will now move to [extra]. Please report any issue.


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